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Clearance Document: DS-1504 Form

Based on information contained within your shipment paperwork, it is possible that your shipment may be eligible for duty-free entry as diplomatic goods.
Form DS-1504, Department of State (DOS) "Request for Customs Clearance of Merchandise", must be completed by your organization and returned to DHL Express for filing with Customs.

DHL Express can complete the Port of Clearance, Carrier, and Customs Entry Number.

Get Your Shipment Processed for Clearance

1 – Download

Download the DS-1504 Form and continue to the next step.

2 – Complete and Sign

By following the tips below when completing your shipment documentation, you may experience a more expedited Customs clearance process:
  • List each commodity separately with accurate descriptions
  • Check for consistency across all documents
  • Make sure documents are clearly written or typed
  • Provide as much detailed information as possible including Country of Origin and applicable Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes
  • Confirm that all associated costs are correct and the currency code is noted on the invoice
  • Sign your full name as shown on the other shipping documents
  • Zip all required documentation into a file 3MB or less and ready for upload prior to starting the next step

3 – Return to DHL

Fields marked with an asterisk(*) are required.

Shipment Details
Please complete the following fields pertaining to the shipment and commodity.

Documentation
Upload the completed document.*
 
Click the button. Then, select your Zip file under 3MBs and click Open.
Note: Attachments are removed when the form generates an error message.

Please indicate agreement *

Please indicate agreement